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Greenville, SC - May 07, 2007 -

GREENVILLE, SC – May 7, 2007 – ScanSource, Inc., (Nasdaq: SCSC), a leading international value-added distributor of specialty technology products, has announced a new series of business-altering, thought-provoking conferences called IMPACT NOW. Designed to help resellers rise above the challenges having a direct impact on their business, IMPACT NOW will provide powerful educational content from channel experts and vendor executives, in addition to a solution-filled Expo floor, ample networking opportunities, and a pavilion dedicated to technologies of the future.

The first Conference is Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at the San Diego Convention Center. During the Conference, a series of “impact issues” will be addressed, including:
•Finders Keepers – Finding and retaining the best sales talent
•Hold Down the Fort – How the best companies keep customers
•Show Me the Money – Finding investment capital
•Winning the Web – Beating Internet competition
•Til Death Do Us Part – Mergers & Acquisitions – Find the perfect match
•Full Contact Selling – Power tools for selling technology

In addition to the nationally renowned business experts discussing these featured issues, executives from ScanSource, Inc., and its manufacturer partners will also be on hand to discuss the state of their business and key selling strategies for the future. The action-packed day will end with entertainment from Deal or No Deal’s hilarious host, Howie Mandel.

“It has been our mission to help our reseller partners enhance their companies not just from a technology standpoint, but also from a business perspective,” said Bobby McLain, vice president of marketing, ScanSource, Inc. “We extensively researched the reseller community to better understand the key challenges they are currently facing. We then found leading vendor executives and business experts to address these issues and help resellers meet them head on. We want our customers to know we are listening.”

In addition to the conference, ScanSource has also given its quarterly business magazine an overhaul. Now also entitled IMPACT NOW, the magazine will deliver enhanced features that address issues relevant to resellers’ businesses, comprehensive vendor case studies, and informational white papers. The glossy magazine will also be filled with interviews with channel executives and ScanSource, Inc., representatives.

For more information on IMPACT NOW or to attend, please visit ScanSource will hold its second IMPACT NOW show in the Fall. To subscribe to IMPACT NOW magazine, visit

About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. {NASDAQ:SCSC} is a leading international distributor of specialty technology products. The Company markets specialty technologies through five sales units: ScanSource [automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and point-of-sale (POS) products]; Catalyst Telecom (Avaya communications products); Paracon (communications products); T2 Supply (video conferencing and telephony products); and ScanSource Security Distribution (electronic security products).

ScanSource serves the North America marketplace and has an international segment, which sells AIDC and POS products, in Latin America and Europe. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #956 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit